Amanda M. Johnson 12/29/2005 6:42:18 AM

Wonderful color! Love the composition! Nice image. #365777

Arya Bandyopadhyay 12/29/2005 6:45:19 AM

Indeed a very nice shot, Donald!! I love the colour and the composition!!! #2232068

Pamela Shane 12/29/2005 7:34:20 AM

I must have missed something in the holiday kaos - didn't know you hurt your back. I hope you are soon feeling better, as you know - I know the misery of back problems !! :( Beautiful colors in this image Don, & I love how Donna is off the ground - perfect title! #2232188

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/29/2005 7:43:01 AM

Cool shot!! Take it easy on the back! #2232206

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/29/2005 7:44:37 AM

Terrific capture Donald!!!
Wonderful colors and great silhouette!!!

Rakesh Syal 12/29/2005 7:55:54 AM

Awesome capture and silhoutte, Don!!! Winner in my opinion!!! #2232245

Darren K. Fisher 12/29/2005 8:17:59 AM

This is awesome Donald. #2232285

Judy S. Fung 12/29/2005 12:29:57 PM

Wonderful image, Donald! #2232977

Roger Bernabo 12/29/2005 2:28:03 PM

Super coloring and a wonderful child like silhouette! #2233185

Goshka G. 12/29/2005 2:31:57 PM

It's as great as I remember this, Donald, and good luck to your back!! #2233194

Kerby Pfrangle 12/29/2005 2:49:35 PM

Donald a wonderful capture of youth and energy. Beautiful colors and nice PS work. Kerby #2233236

Claudia Kuhn 12/29/2005 5:09:47 PM

Wonderful capture, silhouette and colors Donald! #2233502

Karim Abiali 12/30/2005 3:58:53 PM

Very lovely silhouette Don, the colors & contrast are great.
Happy new year everyone.
Karim. #2236275

Janine Russell 12/31/2005 10:28:04 PM

Donald, wonderful clarity, colors, silhouette and composition; praying that your back will be back to normal soon. #2239867

Kate Jackson 1/1/2006 8:49:58 AM

I absolutely love this. Cannot imagine that it could ever be passed over. Good luck with this and to your back Donald! #2240985

Alison Greenwood 1/1/2006 10:09:19 AM

Wonderful colours Donald! I love your sillhouette images! :o) #2241238

Larry Lawhead 1/2/2006 1:29:40 PM

Very nice, Don!! I really like the background colors, the bold silhouette....



She-She Killough 1/20/2006 11:51:28 PM

Great Job Don! And Congrats on your finalist!! #2312577

Kerby Pfrangle 1/21/2006 12:35:19 AM

Donald congratulations. Beautiful finalist. Good luck. Kerby #2312812

Leanne M.E. Boyd 1/21/2006 1:28:07 AM

Whatever Joy means, it includes this fantastic shot. Congrast, Don! #2313019

Dr Silly 1/21/2006 1:41:16 AM

Congratulations Donald. :o)

Candice C. Calhoun 1/21/2006 1:47:22 AM


ccc #2313100

Karen Engelbreth 1/21/2006 1:58:20 AM

Congrats on your finalist, Donald! #2313142

Linda D. Lester 1/21/2006 4:01:14 AM

Congratulations on the wonderful finalist!!!!!! #2313452

Cindy Paquette 1/21/2006 4:36:06 AM

You and Donna make beautiful images together Don! Congratulations on this particular beauty! #2313622

Cliff & Patti Smith 1/21/2006 5:27:47 AM

Congratulations Donald...well deserved! This image is beautiful! #2313986

Claudia Kuhn 1/21/2006 5:44:22 AM

Congrats Donald, this is wonderful! #2314124

Ed Heaton 1/21/2006 6:13:49 AM

Awesome job Donald! Congrats on your finalist :-) #2314243

Kirsi Bertolini 1/21/2006 6:56:06 AM

Beautiful, congrats, job well done! #2314605

Sergio La Spina 1/21/2006 7:04:23 AM

Fantastic shot Congratulation!! #2314698

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/21/2006 7:37:28 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donald!!! #2315035

KHAWLA Haddad 1/21/2006 7:38:45 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Don!!!!!!
I know Donna be so happy best of luck in the next round my friend!! #2315049

Barbara Helgason 1/21/2006 7:51:19 AM

Wow, this is beautiful, congratulations and best of luck in the next round Don! #2315186

Kara L. Hendricks 1/21/2006 8:13:40 AM

This is gorgeous Don!! Congrats and good luck!! #2315383

Tammy Scott 1/21/2006 8:17:22 AM

Congratulations! #2315413

Jeff Robinson 1/21/2006 8:49:11 AM

Congrats Donald on your Finalist! Jeff #2315669

Steven Gunnerson 1/21/2006 9:00:43 AM

Congratulations Donald, well done! #2315788

Life Expressions 1/21/2006 9:11:25 AM

Congrats on your finalist Donald! #2315933

Roxanne M. Bubar 1/21/2006 10:54:49 AM

Fabulous image and congrats, Donald. #2316663

Susie Peek-Swint 1/21/2006 11:02:31 AM

I remember this one Don ~ great shot and glad to see it in the finals this time ~ many congrats! #2316703

Carla Metzler 1/21/2006 1:17:56 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist,Don! Good luck in the next round!


Jenny Bosmans 1/21/2006 3:16:06 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Don!! :) #2318385

Cathy M. Gromball 1/21/2006 4:38:51 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Donald!

Cathy :) #2318940

Leonard Pierce 1/21/2006 7:39:02 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Donald!!! #2319842

Margaret Sikora 1/22/2006 2:47:12 AM

Congratulations on being in the Finalist list if colours are on their list this is a sure winner. #2321010

Kate Jackson 1/22/2006 9:44:44 AM

So good to see this one again Don ~ congratulations! #2322261

Daniel Diaz 1/22/2006 10:55:50 AM

Big congrats on this awesome finalist Don, good luck in the next round!!! #2322570

Rakesh Syal 1/22/2006 11:35:04 AM

Oh Yess! I told you, Don!!!! I can smell a winner here!!!!!!!!! #2322752

Donna W. Neal 1/22/2006 4:03:54 PM

Loved this when you posted it and I am so happy to see the judges loved it also. Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Donald #2323590

Karen Rahlf 1/22/2006 8:17:50 PM

Great shot. Congratulations! #2324321

Gail Vitikacs 1/23/2006 5:13:11 AM

I knew it!!! Way to go!!! Congratulations! #2325296

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 1/23/2006 4:00:37 PM

Way to go Donald, congrats to you! #2328017

Dan Holm 1/23/2006 5:08:38 PM

Alright, Donald!! CONGRATULATIONS! #2328402

Judy S. Fung 1/23/2006 6:12:33 PM

Congrats, Donald! #2328698

Pat Gamwell 1/24/2006 6:39:15 AM

CONGRATS on a well deserved image, Don! #2330582

Su Sana E. P 1/24/2006 7:31:43 AM

Congratulations on your well deserving WIN, Donald! #2330854

Linda D. Lester 1/24/2006 7:45:26 AM

You did well in this one!! Congratulations! #2330933

Dr Silly 1/24/2006 7:48:37 AM

Congratulations Donald. :o)

Kelly Barclay 1/24/2006 7:49:49 AM

Congratulations!! What a great image!! #2330965

S P Mukherji 1/24/2006 8:23:16 AM

Hearty congratulations for this out of the world composition!! #2331087

She-She Killough 1/24/2006 8:37:56 AM

Congrats Donald!! This is awesome! #2331169

Steven Gunnerson 1/24/2006 8:50:24 AM

Congratualtions on your WIN Donald!!! #2331254

Goshka G. 1/24/2006 8:53:13 AM

Congrats on this wonderful win, Donald!! #2331273

Alison Greenwood 1/24/2006 8:53:49 AM

Superb Donald!!! Congratulations!!! :o) #2331279

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/24/2006 9:13:06 AM

Very nice, great colors and design, Congratulations!!! #2331359

Carla Metzler 1/24/2006 9:19:34 AM

Ay to go Don! CONGRATULATIONS! #2331385

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 1/24/2006 10:29:08 AM

Awesome Don, big congrats to you on this much deserved win! #2331680

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2006 10:38:50 AM

Congratulations on your win Donald! Fantastic! #2331730

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/24/2006 11:06:05 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic win Donald!!! #2331854

Alan L. Borror 1/24/2006 1:32:43 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful winner, Don! #2332622

Cathy Gregor 1/24/2006 2:36:24 PM

Congratulations on your win, Don! #2332878

Sharon Day 1/24/2006 3:13:29 PM

Big congratulations on your outstanding win, Don!!! #2333065

Cindy Paquette 1/24/2006 3:53:48 PM

Well, YOU have to just EUPHORIC over your winning image Don! Fabulous and fantastic for you! A HUGE warm CONGRATULATIONS on this one Don! :-) #2333154

Jenny Bosmans 1/24/2006 4:22:15 PM

Congratulations on this super winner, Don!! #2333268

Judy S. Fung 1/24/2006 4:31:12 PM

Congrats on your win, Donald! #2333296

Donald K. Cherry 1/24/2006 4:34:15 PM

A great big heartfelt thank you to everyone who took the time to comment on this image. This is a really special win because my daughter, Donna, is sharing it with me. #2333304

Stanley J. Contrades 1/24/2006 4:43:33 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this 2nd Place winner and this joyous image, Donald!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2333343

Donna J. Taff 1/24/2006 5:12:58 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Donald!!! #2333497

Darryl Wilkinson 1/24/2006 5:17:19 PM

Way to go, Don!!! Congratulations on this fantastic WINNER!!! #2333519

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/24/2006 5:40:49 PM

congrats on this awesome winning image! #2333628

Stephen Zacker 1/24/2006 6:37:46 PM

Right On! This is really a Super image. Congratulations #2333817

Pamela Shane 1/24/2006 6:42:43 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS on this 2nd place winner Don - very well deserved!!!!
:] :] #2333849

Larry Lawhead 1/24/2006 6:49:25 PM

Congratulations on the well deserved 2nd Place Donald!!



Tammy Scott 1/24/2006 7:19:50 PM

Congratulations a well derserve win! #2333982

Corinne M. Thompson 1/24/2006 8:50:10 PM

Now this joyous capture has brought you much joy! Congratulations on your win! #2334372

Charlene Bayerle 1/24/2006 9:18:50 PM

Congratulations Donald!!!!!! Well deserved!!! #2334453

Jill Flynn 1/24/2006 11:01:49 PM

Congratulations on your WIN Donald! #2334677

Allan L. Whitehead 1/25/2006 4:54:40 AM

Donald, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the 'Monthly Theme' category. It is truly, richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #2335554

Cliff & Patti Smith 1/25/2006 5:14:00 AM

This image is awesome! Congratulations on your second place win Donald! #2335695

Donna W. Neal 1/25/2006 6:10:19 AM

Glad to see this one on the winners page Donald.
Congratulations on this fine winner #2335958

Laurence Saliba 1/25/2006 6:18:49 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Winner, Donald!! #2336005

Milan Banik 1/25/2006 11:10:41 AM

happy to see this in winner list ,congrates Donald! #2337187

Susie Peek-Swint 1/25/2006 11:16:22 AM

Many congrats on this wonderful winner Donald ~ well done! #2337214

Terry L. Ellis 1/25/2006 1:29:00 PM

Congratulations, Donald on this fantastic second place win! It's wonderful! #2337673

Cathy M. Gromball 1/25/2006 3:42:26 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Donald!

Cathy :) #2338186

Donald K. Cherry 1/25/2006 3:47:06 PM

Thanks again everyone for all the great comments. I continue to be overwhelmed by the great response to this image!! #2338207

Cathy Barrows 1/25/2006 5:30:30 PM

Congrats on your win #2338730

Daniel Diaz 1/26/2006 2:45:36 AM

Big Congrats on this GORGEOUS winner Don!!!

That's what I was talking about buddy, you see what I mean, Cherrs my good friend!! #2339927

Mary L. Graham 1/26/2006 6:12:00 AM

Wooooo hoooooooooo congrats on this beautiful winner Don!! #2340830

Kate Jackson 1/26/2006 6:38:55 AM

Euphoria must be what you are feeling Don! I know I would be even to get a finalist! Way hay big congratulations! I absolutely love this picture! #2340900

KHAWLA Haddad 1/26/2006 12:48:28 PM

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA Big Congratulations on a Wonderful winner,Don!!!
Hope you feeling well ! #2342175

Jeff Robinson 1/27/2006 4:33:20 AM

Congrats on your outstanding winning image! Jeff #2344347

Tonya R. Boles 1/27/2006 4:56:08 AM

I see no picture, but congrats on your win. #2344495

Stephanie Laird 1/27/2006 2:14:12 PM

Congratulations Donald! Wonderful Shot! #2346584

bob cornelison 1/27/2006 5:47:49 PM

Got the judges attention this time!
~:O) #2347231

Jim Kinnunen 1/29/2006 10:09:44 PM

Wonderful winning image, Don...Congratulations!!!! #2354257

Christopher Budny 2/6/2006 7:43:34 AM

Really wonderful image, Don! I love the photo text you wrote, too, about your first Nov. entry, then a retry, and is "Joy" going to work, etc... all to find out you made Second Place! ;) Congratulations! #2384990

Mary K. Robison 3/10/2006 3:18:13 PM

Christopher pretty well covered it, Don. Your win must've been that much sweeter, knowing the history of this beautiful image. Such great colors and silhouette.
Belated Congratulations! #2519203

Akhilesh Sharma 7/5/2006 2:52:50 AM

Excellent capture. Congrats on winning. #2987070

Bill Wyatt 7/14/2006 4:32:26 AM

Beautiful colors! Congratulations of your winner, Donald! #3027364

Photographer 8/17/2006 5:26:39 AM

Beautiful Donald!
Congratulations on this gorgeous winner!

Z. Banu 10/3/2006 10:59:58 AM

Congratulations Donald its very beautiful well done!!!!!!!!! #3402953

Jill Odice 2/5/2007 1:49:27 PM

Guess you spoke to soon about your luck with the MT 's :-) Congrats :-) #3915257

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Donna was definately happy while playing on a mound of sand at Mosquito Lake back in October.

This is a resub from the November contest that didn't capture the heart of the judges, therefore, I did some monor tweaking to the crop, color, contrast and saturation and will give it another try this month.

Thanks to those of you who sent well wishes pertaining to my back. It's still giving me fits, but will hopefully feel better soon.

catagory: Monthly Theme (Joy) Perhaps they meant holiday joy, but I'll try it anyhow. I never do well in the MTs.

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